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Harissa (hot pepper sauce)

Harissa is hot pepper sauce from North Africa.
I found this recipe in Korma's Great Vegetarian Dishes p.131

  • 8 oz. fresh hot chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon yellow asafoetida powder (or garlic to your taste)
  • 1 tsp. ground caraway seeds
  • 1 ts[Cp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. fresh ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
Place the chilies in a processor and chop until coarsely ground.
Add the other ingredients (except oil) and process until smooth.